The ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition has been launched a few months back, and the device has finally made its way to Maxis’ Zerolution plan to ease the customer’s burden. Especially those who have been eyeing the phone for a while now.
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition
|Processor||ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition: 2.84 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 5G Mobile Platform with 7 nm, 64-bit Octa-core Processor|
|GPU||Qualcomm® Adreno™ 650|
|UI||Android™ 10 with new ROG UI|
|Display||6.59” 19.5:9 (2340 x 1080) 144 Hz / 1 ms AMOLED 10-bit HDR display|
650 nits outdoor readable brightness
1,000 nits peak brightness
Delta-E < 1
DCI-P3 support and 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio
AMOLED display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6
Supports Always On
Capacitive touchscreen with 10-point multitouch (supports glove touch)
|Dimensions||171 x 78 x 9.85 mm|
|Battery||6000 mAh typical capacity|
|Memory||ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition: 8 GB LPDDR5 RAM|
|Storage||ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition: 256 GB UFS 3.1 ROM|
|Sensors||In-display fingerprint sensor, Face recognition, Accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Hall sensor, Ambient light sensor, Ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 3 and grip press|
|Wireless Technology||Integrated dual-band WiFi 6 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax 2×2 MIMO)|
Bluetooth® 5.1 (BR/EDR+LE), supports Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive
|GPS||GNSS support GPS(L1/L5), Glonass(L1), Galileo(E1/E5a), BeiDou(B1/B2a), QZSS(L1/L5) and NavIC(L5)|
|I/O Ports||Side: Custom USB-C®Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 / DisplayPort 1.4 (4K UHD) / fast charging (PD 3.0) (30-watt) 30-watt ROG HyperCharge direct charging|
Bottom: USB-C®Supports USB 2.0 / fast charging (PD 3.0) (30-watt) / direct charging
|Front Camera||24 MP|
|Rear Camera||64 MP (Main camera Sony® IMX686) + 13 MP (125° ultrawide-angle lens) + 5 MP (Macro)|
|Speaker||Dual front-facing speakers with Dirac HD Sound|
Stereo speakers with dual NXP TFA9874 smart amplifier
The Strix Edition gets a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, paired with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Display wise, it is also equipped with a 6.59-inch AMOLED 10-bit HDR display with a 1,000 nits peak brightness. The screen is also rated Delta-E <1 and supports DCI-P3 colour gamut. Having an AMOLED screen, it also supports the Always On feature.
In the camera department, the ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition features a triple camera system which consists of a main 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 5MP macro lens, as well as a 24MP sensor on the front for selfies.
Connectivity wise, the ROG Phone 3 is packed all the latest bells and whistles. It has dual-band Wifi 6, Bluetooth 5.1 with aptX support, NFC, and multiple USB Type-C ports on the side and bottom. The one on the side supports USB 3.1 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4 (4K UHD), and fast charging (PD 3.0) 30 watt. The port also connects accessories such as the AeroActive Cooler 3, which features a pass-through USB-C connector, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a new kickstand on the back to support ROG Phone 3 on a desk or table for a better viewing and gaming experience. As for the one on the bottom, it supports USB 2.0 with fast charging (PD3.0) 30 watt, and direct charging.
Running on Android 10 with the new ROG UI, the ROG Phone 3 series will have a 6,000mAh battery as expected.
Pricing and Availability
The ASUS ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition currently retails for RM2,999 in Malaysia. However, if you already a Maxis subscriber, you can purchase the phone via the telco’s Zerolution plan from just RM109/month. The deal is only for in-store collection, and it is available for purchase starting today.
We’ve also reviewed the ROG Phone 3 before, you can check it out here.